Asking European leaders for “creative efforts for peace” in Ukraine, the Vatican secretary of state said the Holy See “will continue to do its part.”
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Head of Taxi Company Serving Cities in Ukraine, Poland Helps Sisters Get Supplies to War-Torn Villages
Ivan Smyglia and Denys Kurpikov say they had “no other option” but to assist in delivering food and much-needed supplies to some of the hardest-to-reach and most dangerous places in a country at war.
After Praying for Peace in Ukraine, Pope Greets Russian Orthodox Official
Shortly after urging people to pray the rosary for peace and entrusting the people of Ukraine to Mary’s care, Pope Francis met briefly with Metropolitan Anthony of Volokolamsk, director of external relations for the Russian Orthodox Church.
Russia’s Seizure of Ukraine Nuclear Power Plant a Global Threat and ‘Wake-Up Call,’ Say Experts
Russia’s seizure of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant in Ukraine has undermined global nuclear security, while serving as a “wake-up call” to ending energy dependence on Russia, said experts at a recent panel discussion hosted by a Catholic college.
Pope Francis Toes Cautious Line On Ukraine During Hungary Visit
In the lead-up to Pope Francis’ weekend trip to Hungary, expectations were high for how he would engage the issue of the war raging in neighboring Ukraine, with many locals hoping for some strong language from the pontiff.
Close Papal Aide Says Ukraine Peace Mission Could Bear Fruit in Three Months
A close papal adviser has said that despite a spate of denials, the secret Vatican peace mission to end the conflict between Russia and Ukraine that Pope Francis referenced over the weekend does, in fact, exist and could yield results within a few weeks’ time.
Pope on Plane Talks About Ukraine, Returning Artifacts to Canada
The Holy See has a project underway related to peace between Russia and Ukraine, but Pope Francis told reporters he could not talk about it yet.
Reports: Russian Forces in Ukraine Have Seized a Roman Catholic Church
Russian forces have reportedly seized a Roman Catholic church in Ukraine, according to published accounts
Russia’s Persecution of Faith in Ukraine Part of ‘Cultural Genocide’ Campaign, Say Analysts
A new report concludes that Russia is systematically persecuting believers of several faiths in Ukraine as part of a campaign of “cultural genocide.”
Church Leaders Welcome Move on Russian War Crimes in Ukraine, Decry Abduction of Ukrainian Children
Ukrainian church leaders have warned Russians they will have to answer for savagery inflicted on their country, following the International Criminal Court’s indictment of President Vladimir Putin for war crimes.